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Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin

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Offline 1badtk

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2010, 12:06:21 PM »
No I missed that, thanks. I am beginning to believe we stayed in the Guest Cottage, which I believe isn't being rented anymore due to restaurant manager living there? I also noticed that none of the stone cottages show up available on the online reservations with Chiso Mountain Lodge website, and that other online reservations site is higher in price as is the Chiso site.
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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2010, 07:14:05 PM »
1badk, I'm not sure what website you looked at but at this one:

http://foreverlodging.com/lodging.cfm?PropertyKey=73

the cottages are listed as Roosevelt Stone Cottages, currently $137, with a note that they will go up to $144 in 2011.  They sure are getting expensive.

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2010, 02:42:41 AM »
they will go up to $144 in 2011.  They sure are getting expensive.

It's a supply and demand thing, except here it works in reverse.

As visitation goes down due to any number of factors....fees, general economic conditions, or just fewer people willing to spend the money, they have to keep raising the price to offset the lost business and keep their profit margin up. Of course, even if every room was filled every night of the year, they don't lower prices they've raised.
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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2010, 12:46:31 PM »
Presidio, you are exactly right.  The other thing that works in their favor is lack of competition close by.  I generally don't mind them charging whatever they want to (as long as they don't change it once you make the reservation, like we heard about on the other thread) because it does come down to, how important is it for you to have a bed/bathroom/heater?  Sometimes I go, it is important, other times and more often, not so much.  I'll see if I can dig out some of my pictures to post from cabin #103.

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2010, 10:26:05 PM »
I've stayed/seen all 4 cottages and would recommend any of them, each has it's own slice of BB pleasure.  103 has best window view, 101 and 102 have the boulder that the kids love to climb, at great views of the basin, window, and Casa Grande.  #100 is more secluded and romantic...plenty of wildlife sightings, too.

Cost has risen on the cottages over the years, but depending on your group size it's not too bad.  More flexibility to enjoy your stay than in a motel room. 

Worth it for me to stay in a cabin, unless we're back country camping... :icon_smile:
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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #20 on: April 25, 2010, 09:59:07 PM »
Here are a few promised pictures: sunset from #103, my dad making homemade ice cream on the porch and, finally, what the interior looks like when you are sharing with 5 (adult) family members!  Sure helps to make the cabins more affordable but gets just a little on the tight side at times.  Thank goodness the porch is spacious
« Last Edit: April 25, 2010, 10:10:22 PM by RichardM »

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2012, 02:56:01 PM »
Any pictures posted anywhere of the Stone Cottages 101, 102, and 103? I believe I stayed in 101 once after arriving and founding out that our reservations had been overlooked for 14 men so they scattered us thru out building B and C and one stone cottage. I am more interested in #101 than the rest.

This post is only 2 years old  :icon_lol: but maybe someone else will want to see pics of 101

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2012, 10:19:46 PM »
I have stayed in all 3 of the stand alone cottages 101, 102 & 103 in the last 2 years so do not believe the prior posted link is any of those which all have 3 double beds.  Cottage 101 faces the ravine between the motel and the cottages with the huge boulder to the west of the patio area blocking the view of the Window. This looks like what may be cottage 100(?) which is along the road between the motel units and the cottages.  I had been told it was not leased as a staff member was residing there when I inquired at some point. 
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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2012, 06:12:29 AM »
I have stayed in all 3 of the stand alone cottages 101, 102 & 103 in the last 2 years so do not believe the prior posted link is any of those which all have 3 double beds.  Cottage 101 faces the ravine between the motel and the cottages with the huge boulder to the west of the patio area blocking the view of the Window. This looks like what may be cottage 100(?) which is along the road between the motel units and the cottages.  I had been told it was not leased as a staff member was residing there when I inquired at some point.

I stayed is Stone Cottage 100 (VIP cabin, etc) in April. I've stayed there 4 or 5 times prior. It's not easy to get and it's pricey but it's my favorite

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2014, 11:20:27 AM »
Which cabins are not duplexes?  I.e., stand-alone cottages?

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2014, 11:31:00 AM »
101-103 are standalone.

104 and 105 are the duplex.

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2014, 12:47:34 PM »
OK.  The duplex sux, kinda.  The other 3 are good.  I favor 103

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #27 on: May 15, 2014, 01:02:37 PM »
I have the roosevelt #101 cottage for the weekend.  Bringing my jeep unlimited and will want to take off the doors once I arrive.  Anyone know how far away the cottage is from parking or a place I can pull my vehicle up to?  Those doors are heavy and I'll have to carry them in.  Other option would be to move a Rio Grande room (there's just 2 of us) but seems like it would be a big downgrade.  Opinions are appreciated as this will be my first time in the area!

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2014, 01:12:26 PM »
Parking is no more than 20 yards max.  Might be 5 yards closer at Rio Grande.  NO WAY would I switch.  Cabins will have more room to store a door also. Cabins are far superior. But I did break a wine bottle in 101 about 5 years ago, so beware!

Steelfrog is correct about 103 having a much better view.  Switch if offered the chance.
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Offline Don H

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Re: Chisos Mountain Lodge- Cabin
« Reply #29 on: May 15, 2014, 01:12:55 PM »
The parking spaces for 101 are at the most no farther than 25 yards to the porch and door to the cabin.
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